When: Wed., Feb. 17, 7-9:30 p.m. 2016
Meet the Future of Jazz…Now! A forward-thinking musician and one of Terence Blanchard's protégés! In his young but remarkable career trumpeter and Blue Note recording artist Ambrose Akinmusire has already staked his place at the vanguard of jazz expression. Recently voted Artist of the Year in the JazzTimes Readers’ Poll and winner of the 2007 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, Akinmusire now stands as one of the most vital, blazing trumpeters of his generation.